I bartered a portrait of Katherine Mansfield for an iPhone 7. It will live in my desk drawer, except for times I need to Square-read your credit card. It happened because a reader of this newsletter read about my struggles at Printers Row processing credit card sales. I wish I could fund my whole lifeContinue reading “uPhone”


I’ve been tracking packages pretty closely for the past couple years. Ever since I started making my own books, packing and sending have become a regular part of my life. In all that time, I have never seen the tracking activity note MISSENT before. To be completely transparent, this designation appeared in the tracking notes ofContinue reading “MISSENT”